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Thu, 2012-09-06 15:35
Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled Indigenous Mothering, Family and Community: International Perspectives Editors: Dr. D. Memee Lavell-Harvard and Dr. Kim Anderson DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: January 7, 2013 The voices of...
Thu, 2012-09-06 15:27
Early bird registration EXTENDED to September 15, 2012! Detailed conference program now available online! The FREDA Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children (School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University), in partnership with the...
Thu, 2012-08-30 14:22
UN Women, in collaboration with the IASC Sub-Working Group on Gender and Humanitarian Action, is commissioning a research study to assess how gender equality programming (GEP) influences humanitarian outcomes.   While several studies have documented...
Thu, 2012-08-30 11:07
  Deadline, October 1, 2012 Attached is the 2nd call for proposals for SELLING SICKNESS, 2013: PEOPLE BEFORE PROFITS, a grassroots February 20-22, 2013 in Washington, D. C. conference for academic scholars, healthcare reformers, consumer activists,...
Thu, 2012-08-30 11:04
Through the Ontario Woman Abuse Screening Project, over 150 woman abuse/sexual assault and mental health and addiction health agencies in thirteen regions, as well as women with lived experience, are collaborating to ensure woman abuse/sexual assault/...
Thu, 2012-08-30 10:52
  Questions on Openness and Transparency to Key Stakeholders  Health Canada’s therapeutic health product vigilance program is seeking to identify possible areas of improvement with regards to the openness and transparency of health product...
Tue, 2012-08-28 16:16
The Vancouver Sun recently published an interesting series of op-ed articles by Handel Reynolds on the mammography debate. The issues discussed include overdiagnosis, one of the most significant harms of screening and as well as the many political and...
Thu, 2012-08-23 14:09
Deadline for abstracts: October 15th, 2012 The Simone de Beauvoir Institute is currently seeking abstracts for its upcoming 35th anniversary conference, “Rethinking Race and Sexuality: Feminist Conversations, Contestations, and Coalitions.”...
Thu, 2012-08-23 13:57
Liberation! Helping Women Quit Smoking: A Brief Tobacco Intervention Guide can now be downloaded for free from the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health. This Practice Guide supports providers in diverse contexts to start a...
Tue, 2012-08-21 10:23
This year, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Aging began a multi-stage strategic planning process that will enable it to define its priorities for the next five years (2013–18). The next stage in the process...
Tue, 2012-08-21 10:13
Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 3 - New Directions in Practice, Research, and Collaboration Presentations Proposal Deadline: September 15, 2012 Conference will be held: February 28-March 1, 2013, Toronto, ON The Canadian Domestic Violence...
Tue, 2012-08-21 10:09
Delegates at the Canadian Medical Association’s general council meeting last week called on the Canadian government to reject a backbencher’s attempts to amend the Criminal Code so that a fetus is defined as a human being. Read the story by André Picard...
Tue, 2012-08-21 09:59
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and the Breast Cancer Fund last week claimed a “major victory for public health” when Johnson & Johnson, makers of Aveeno, Neutrogena, and Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, announced that it will be removing...
Thu, 2012-08-16 13:52
The Canadian Medical Association has just released the 2012 National Report Card on Canada's health care system in which they point to a “widening gap in health status” between the rich and poor in Canada.  "When it comes to the well-being...
Thu, 2012-08-16 13:43
CWHN sends a big thanks to Ted Schrecker at CHNET-Works! for his endorsement of CWHN's work for health equity and also for his promotion of our new website in his recent blog entry for the blog, Health as if Everybody Counted. Read his blog entry on...
Thu, 2012-08-16 11:13
Starting August 19, the public can help support the Best Start Resource Centre (Best Start) to address alcohol use and pregnancy by making a donation at any of the more than 620 LCBO stores throughout Ontario.  Donation boxes for Best Start will be...
Wed, 2012-08-15 13:42
This week Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) announced updated cervical cancer screening (Pap test) guidelines that outline the right age for women to begin screening and the appropriate time interval between tests. CCO now recommends that cervical cancer...
Mon, 2012-08-13 15:00
Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change — a free new movie from the exciting Story of Stuff project — urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and...
Mon, 2012-08-13 14:57
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada “A comparative study of pathways to first episode care for psychosis in three ethnic groups.” Project Description: The Health Systems and Health Equity Research group at the Centre for Addiction...
Mon, 2012-08-13 14:55
Deadline: August 30, 2012 The CWF is seeking a Senior Director of Research and Policy to work with a passionate, committed team out of their Toronto office. Reporting to the Vice-President of Grants and Community Initiatives, this full-time position...